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New Test Standards Will Improve Safety, Training, Examiners Say »

The new Airman Certification Standards for private pilot and instrument rating applicants are a welcome change, pilot examiners said following the rollout of the revamped requirements. The ACS, which replaced the Practical Test Standards, also includes updated knowledge tests. More

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Podcast: Doug Stewart On... »

The new Airmen Certification Standards for private pilot and instrument rating applicants will emphasize risk management while making checkrides more... More

FAA Publishes New Test... »

After five years of work in collaboration with aviation industry experts, the FAA has published its new Airman Certification Standards for the private pilot... More

Tales From The Crypt »

Or how I really did spend half my pay to get a private pilot certificate. So quit whining about how much things cost. More

FAA Proposes Changes To GA... »

The FAA has opened comments until Aug.10 for changes to GA flight training rules that would affect a broad spectrum of pilots, including those pursuing... More

FAA Increases Sim-Time Limit »

The FAA today published a final rule that allows student pilots to log up to 20 hours in flight simulators, finally reaching the end of a long and twisted... More

AOPA Giving Away Cessna To... »

New flying clubs in the U.S. could get their first airplane for free under a new program from AOPA. President Mark Baker said AOPA will provide the winning... More